Northern Liberties

people enjoy a day at the second street festival

Northern Liberties Hosts 7th Annual 2nd Street Festival

It’s an event that offers something for people of all ages and many who took part said they couldn’t think of a better way to spend a lazy summer Sunday.

08/02/2015

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Police Investigating After Woman Reports Violent Attempted Sex Assault In Northern Liberties

The woman says her attacker tore at her undergarments, ripping her dress and even tearing her bra in two.

06/09/2015

Rev. John Fields, communications director for the Ukrainian Catholic Church in Philadelphia, stands near a replica of the Shroud of Turin, on public exhibition at the Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Northern Liberties.
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Replica Of The Shroud Of Turin Goes On Public Exhibition In Philadelphia

A replica of the Shroud of Turin, believed by some Christians to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ is now on public exhibition at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Philadelphia.

04/25/2015

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Theft Of Money Bag From Northern Liberties Restaurant Caught On Tape

Police are searching for the suspect who was caught on tape stealing a bag of cash from a popular Northern Liberties restaurant.

04/13/2015

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McFadden’s In Northern Liberties Reportedly Closing Its Doors

McFadden’s 3rd St. will reportedly be closing their doors Thursday after a 14-year run in their Northern Liberties location, according to a Facebook statement.

04/09/2015

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Police: 3 Struck By Vehicle In Northern Liberties

The incident was reported at about 9:19 p.m. Wednesday at 5th and Spring Garden Streets.

04/08/2015

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Police: Suspects Steal iPhone, Gift Cards From 2 Females In Northern Liberties

The incident occurred around 10:40 p.m. March 20 on the 400 block of Fairmount Avenue.

03/26/2015

MAYBE IT WAS THE WEATHER.  Just a few hardy souls showed up for an ice skating session at Dilworth Park, adjacent to City Hall, hosted by the Philadelphia Flyers.  The thermometer read 10 degrees.  Photo by Mike DeNardo

For A Few, The Perfect Temperature For Ice Skating With Flyers Hockey Players

It was 10 degrees F. out, but members of the Flyers ice hockey team hosted a lunchtime skate outside City Hall.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/16/2015

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One Year Later: No Arrests After Woman Shot, Killed In Northern Liberties Purse Snatching

One year ago, 26-year-old Philadelphia University Architecture student Amber Long was shot and killed.

01/16/2015

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Parents Protest Abrupt Closure Of Northern Liberties Charter School

Parents with children enrolled at Walter D. Palmer Leadership Partners Charter School got word over the holiday break that the school would shut down for good.

12/29/2014

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Hear Philly: Running Of The Santas Is Coming To Town

Thousands of “Santas” will flood the streets of Philadelphia for the 18th year on December 13th.

11/19/2014

Northern Liberties Community Center (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Those Seeking Assistance Get Free Help Signing Up For Health Insurance

Saturday was the first day to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Healthcare Act.

11/15/2014

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Police Investigate Shooting In Northern Liberties

It happened around 8:50 p.m. Friday at 7th Street and Fairmount Avenue.

10/24/2014

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Community Run Remembers Northern Liberties Murder Victim

Months after the death of Amber Long, a run Saturday aimed to increase the reward for an arrest

10/18/2014

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Phila. Charter School Holds Lottery To Cut Enrollment

A charter school in Northern Liberties held a lottery Thursday evening to determine which 250 children would be forced to leave the school and enroll elsewhere, due to a loss of about $300,000 per month in state money.

10/16/2014

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